Trump acquitted for second time following historic Senate impeachment trial

The Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial Saturday, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riot at the US Capitol — but the verdict amounted to a bipartisan rebuke of the former President with seven Republicans…

UPDATE: House Impeachment Managers FOLD – Back Off On Witnesses After Trump Legal Team Announces Pelosi Will Be Called In — Closing Arguments Begin!

Democrats flipped the script this morning after their case collapsed on Friday against President Trump. Democrats now want to change the rules and call in witnesses. This comes after Senator McConnell announced he will vote to acquit. This comes after Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler…

Aim of Trump Impeachment Is to ‘Chill and Criminalize Speech’ that Opposes Leftist Agenda: Tom Fitton

Tom Fitton, conservative activist and president of Judicial Watch, told The Epoch Times’ “American Thought Leaders” in an interview that he believes the aim of bringing an incitement of insurrection charge against former President Donald Trump is to “chill and criminalize speech” that opposes the…

The Senate’s Cadaver Synod: The Trial Of Citizen Trump Would Raise Serious Constitutional Questions

Below is my column in USA Today on the upcoming Senate trial of President Donald Trump. The Hill recently my second column on why the best defense of Trump could be no defense — to skip the Senate trial and force a threshold vote on the constitutionality…

Trump won’t be able to use his greatest weapon during his impeachment trial

By Andy Meek @aemeek February 8th, 2021 at 4:45 PM The Trump impeachment trial will kick off on Tuesday, and the president will have to defend himself during it without one of his signature weapons — a social media presence. Trump’s social media ban across platforms like…

Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it ‘vote of conscience’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is likely to start after Joe Biden’s inauguration, and the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, is telling senators their decision on whether to convict the outgoing president over the Capitol riot will be a “vote of conscience.” The timing for…

Pelosi puts Swalwell back on Homeland Security panel despite spy scandal

WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell is joining the House Committee on Homeland Security one month after it was revealed he was targeted by a suspected Chinese spy. The California lawmaker — who was revealed to have been duped by a Chinese honey-trap spy who cozied…

Amid impeachment, Pompeo says Trump should win Nobel for Israel-Gulf peace

US secretary of state tweets photo from signing of Abraham Accords between Israel and UAE and Bahrain and tags prize committee US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested Wednesday that President Donald Trump should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for promoting Arab-Israeli ties. Pompeo’s…

Turley: Quick New Impeachment Would Damage the Constitution

Constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley said that the swift impeachment of President Donald Trump over his speech to protesters—some of whom later entered the U.S. Capitol building in the midst of chaos—would be unwise and damage precedent. “With seeking his removal for incitement, Democrats would gut not only the impeachment standard but…